Ameriie (Amerie Mi Marie Rogers) is an American singer and actress. She was born on January 12, 1980, in Massachusetts. She is mostly famous for her songs “1 thing”, “Touch”, and “Take Control”. She recorded three albums and made appearances on various albums recorded by such artists as Bow Wow, Nas, and DMX.
While studying at Georgetown University, Amerie made friends with Washington D.C musicians. They helped her meet a producer Rich Harrison, who was working with Mary J. Blige. He helped Amerie record a portfolio and sign contracts with Rise Entertainment, and later with Columbia Records.
In 2002, Amerie released her debut single “Why Don’t We Fall in Love”. It reached the 9th sport of the US R&B chart and the 23rd spot of the Billboard Hot 100. The same year, the singer released her fits album All I Have, which managed to top the US R&B album chart and reached 9th spot of Billboard 200. The album received golden status.